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Balule Satellite Camp

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Re: Balule Satellite Camp

Unread post by leervis » Wed Feb 17, 2016 6:07 pm

I have just checked, 10 minutes ago, and it seems to be 100%
10 -13 May Berg en Dal Camping
14 May Lower Sabie Chalet
15 - 18 Pretoriuskop Camping
19 May Satara Chalet
20 - 24 May Balule Camping

1 - 7 September Balule Camping

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Re: Balule Satellite Camp

Unread post by Stoffel » Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:24 pm

We are booked (camping) in Balule for the last 3 nights of May. The one and only time we stayed in Balule was in 1981 (in one of the huts) We will be leaving from Letaba where we'll be staying the 3 nights prior. I always heard you can check in at either Olifants or Satara. Looking at the Balule web-site I noticed that one can check in at the mentioned two camps, but also in Orpen and Letaba. Is that still indeed the case? Thus I do not have to travel to Olifants first to check in, but can do so in Letaba?

Experienced Balule visitors - can you confirm?
Chris Boucher
26 Apr - 1 May Karoo
5 - 11 May - Punda Maria
12 - 18 May - Shingwedzi
19 - 25 May - Tsendze
26 - 28 May - Letaba
29 May - 5 June - Satara
6 - 12 June - Lower Sabie
16 - 19 June - Addo

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Re: Balule Satellite Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue Mar 22, 2016 4:34 pm

Hi Stoffel, we asked Lesley (from Kruger) to confirm for us a few weeks ago:- see here; I have always also always understood one can check in only at Olifants or Satara. We have used both to check in. What does your reservation confirmation letter say? Ours for our Feb 2016 visit said check in at Satara or Olifants only.
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Re: Balule Satellite Camp

Unread post by Albert » Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:39 pm

Hi Stoffel,
We are also in Balule at the end of May (leaving just before you get there I think); having just paid the outstanding amount on my reservation I was interested to note the following information that I received with my my confirmation letter:
"BALULE CAMP residents can check in at any of the larger camps (preferably Satara or Olifants Camp)."
I was also under the impression that it had to be Satara or Olifants only.
Searching for a Cape Eagle Owl....

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Re: Balule Satellite Camp

Unread post by Stoffel » Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:52 am

If you look at the web-page (hereby attached), it surely looks as if you can check in at Letaba and Orpen too.

https://www.sanparks.org/parks/kruger/c ... .php#check
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26 Apr - 1 May Karoo
5 - 11 May - Punda Maria
12 - 18 May - Shingwedzi
19 - 25 May - Tsendze
26 - 28 May - Letaba
29 May - 5 June - Satara
6 - 12 June - Lower Sabie
16 - 19 June - Addo


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